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FOX
Feb 17, 2013 4:00pm PST
. the problem is, whenever he tries to squeeze more money out of the economy, he is slowing it down. we slowed down in the fourth quarter, and it's not because government spending is going down. government spending is still going at pace and we have plenty of government spending and in fact spent more the fourth quarter last year than the third quarter and spent more than the previous year and never had a real cut in spending in recent history. so i think he's just flat-out wrong. >> chris: but, as a matter -- whether right or wrong, and, you know, it doesn't have anything to do with -- as a matter of practical politics isn't the president putting the republican party in the same spot he successfully put you in during the campaign, he's defending the middle class and you guys are protecting tax breaks for the wealthy? >> right and that is empty and false rhetoric and is our job to explain to the american people, big government doesn't help the poor. big government creates massive debt which causes your prices to rise. your gas price going up, if you make $20,000 a year, and have two kid
FOX
Feb 20, 2013 6:00am PST
cuts. coming up, how those cuts could affect the economy right here in california. >>> right now 6:07 they want to go to sal, check in on the commute, hopefully there are no problems. >> it is better than it was yesterday when we had a little bit of rain and we are looking at the commute at the bay bridge and it is about an 8 to 10 minute delay and i am looking at my chp list which is nice. looking at the bridge itself, it is just a touch windy and nothing to be concerned about just both hands on the wheel. the winds are blowing everything out and we have a lot of clear visibility, you can see it in our traffic cameras. a little bit of slow traffics as you drive through. southbound 87 there is a minor accident on the shoulder, let's go to steve at 6:08. >> our low is near southern california into arizona, the cool cold dry area, there is a lot of 20s being reported, we had some okay rain. unfortunately we don't see any coming in any time soon. quarter of an inch exactly as advertised. quarter inch in napa, same in morgan hill, fremont a third, oakland a third, everybody is so close oc
FOX
Feb 23, 2013 10:00am PST
excited when i got married and that was a wonderful day. this has been the best day of economy life and of brendan's and john -- >> -- pope gave my heart to christ and blessed us and going to help us through this ordeal we are going through. >> he put his hand on my hand and then gave me a -- a smile that said yes, that said god loves you, i love you. >> in 1995 ktvu produced a special featuring our reporters, it was hosted by bob mackenzie and in it she talked about how covering some stories had effected her personally. >> i think once you become a parent you bring a different level to reporting. especially if it is a story about children. one was -- that effected me so deeply was a little boy michael ngyuen, murdered in golden gate park. his accused murderer still has not gone to trial. but i went to that little boy's funeral. the little boy had a buddhist funeral and i had never been to him and at the cemetery they buried with him all of his favorite things, a mcdonald's happy meal like my son and the clothes his mother folded and put in the grave and a t-shirt and a pair of pant
FOX
Feb 19, 2013 5:00pm PST
responders, the president said that slashing funding would hurt the economy. >> this is not an abstraction. there's people who's livelihoods are at stake. their communities are going to be impacted in a negative way. >> the cuts which would trim $3.5 million over a decade are set to kick in next friday. senate leaders have proposed replacing the cuts with tax from millionaires but republicans reject any tax increase as a solution. >>> meanwhile according to our exclusive field poll the amount of registered california voters who disagree of the job congress is doing is slowly decreasing. 65% of voters say they disapprove and while they may soofia aleem -- may seem high it's actually the first time that number is over 60%. in it stark contrast here, president obama's job approval rating in california is the highest it's been since his first year in office. 62% of voters approve of the job he's doing. 5% say they had no opinion. >>> the hayward city count cy is expected to call for a moratorium tonight on internet cafes that provide a form of illegal gambling. they learned about t
FOX
Feb 19, 2013 10:00pm PST
are not fair, they will hurt our economy. they will add hundreds of thousands of americans to the unemployment role. >> the whole thing i think is totally ridiculous. these people are supposed to be doing the voters business. and they're not. >> people need to be able to get their groceries, people need to be able to pay their mortgage, they need to pay their insurance, i think if they're working for people, they need to get it together in the next few days. >> reporter: no balogna, streaming chains in the food chain say democrats. reducing consumer confidence, causing people to wait. >> that waiting is what will lead to consequences later. >> reporter: republicans call that a modest decrease, a taste of the future. that this is pearing the fat. >>> lawmakers are calling for an investigation into the postal service following our exclusive report about a pricey conference. we found that they planned to send top executives to a postal forum in san francisco next month. now the u.s. house overnight economy is holding a hearing into wasteful spending. >>> we investigate banned lasers
FOX
Feb 22, 2013 6:00pm PST
. tourists mean a booming economy. that's one of the things you lover about san francisco because it's so nice. >> reporter: as for alcatraz, it too would be part of the sequester. >> we would see a reduction in maintenance activities. >> reporter: the ggnra is making plans for the cuts but like everyone, they are hoping for a quick resolution. >>> the california judge association threw its support behind a proposed constitutional amendment that would shrink the size of juries in order to save money. the plan would cut the current jury size from 12 down to eight for misdemeanors. judges are also proposing legislation that would cut the number of challenges the prosecutors and defense attorneys can make to perspective jurors. >> we think it leans down the season not huge, won't change outcomes at all we don't believe. but will economize and bring some efficiency at a time we really need it. >> reporter: the new proposal comes as budget cuts threaten to close courtrooms and court staff all over the state. some defense attorneys oppose the plan saying it could threaten the diversity of jurie
FOX
Feb 18, 2013 5:00am PST
toll on our economy, and we will have more when i see you next. ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> well, cal basketball coach mike montgomery is not offering any apologies for a controversial moment on the court. he push him during -- he pushed a team player and they felt he was not giving his all on the basketball court. it is hard to say what happened during the exchange but they rallied to beat usc 76-68. >>> collin kaepernick is becoming a huge star across the country. he recently received an invitation to the grammies and many are asking him to be a special correspondent at the oscars this weekend and they all want him as a guest, his response is always the same, i would rather hit the gym. >>> they are wanted for hitting a security officers. they reportedly stole two cases of bear and then hit a van. somebody in the van fired shots at a security vehicle who ran after them. he did get the license plate number, 4w z y. >> they are looking at a controversial way to put illegal download sites out of business. they are trying to cut funding for those sites. they are in a long
FOX
Feb 22, 2013 5:00pm PST
. the white house has agreed to provide is senate intelligence economy with e-mails and other information in relation to an attack on the benghazi consulate. sources say some of the documents related to discussions with the administration about how to characterize the attack. republicans had threatened to hold up the nomination of chuck hagel until they received those documents. >>> the first lawsuit has been filed in connection with the deadly southern california tour bus. eight people were killed when a tijuana based bus crashed on february 1st. the lawsuit was filed today by a mother and daughter who suffered broken bones in this crash. the suit names the charter bus company and the bus driver who says his brakes failed on that steep road. >>> american today grounded their fleet of 787s. they discovered a cracked engine blade of one of the newest versions of the plane. the navy and marine corp. are planning to buy other versions to replace their old fighter jets. 51 planes have been grounded. the pentagon says it's still investigating and that it's just too early to know th
FOX
Feb 20, 2013 10:00pm PST
teachers who could be laid off. >> it certainly will slow the economy down. this is another bump in the road that we shouldn't have put there ourselves. >> reporter: the president calls the automatic cuts a meat cleaver approach. republican house speaker john boehner said today, you created it, you fix it. a north bay traveler said he is not worried. >> said recently, there is a bird that's able to fly, it has a left wing, it has a right wing, and is somehow still able to fly. so i think it will work. >> reporter: the republicans and democrats fly like that by march 1. in oakland, john sasaki, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> nasa has released new images of the asteroid that flew by earth last week. nasa says it's the clearest picture yet. as that asteroid was headed away from earth. the images were taken over the span of about 8 hours. >>> it was warmer today than yesterday by about 5 or 10 degrees. temperatures tonight are going to get pretty chilly. that cold air that brought us snow on bay area peaks continues to filter into the area. it's settling in with light ridgeds tonight. curren
FOX
Feb 23, 2013 5:00pm PST
boost the u.s. economy and help reduce the federal debt. opponents call the pipeline dangerous and say it would cause environmental damage. >>> the northeast once again bracing for another major snowstorm tonight. now, this comes just two weeks after that massive blizzard covered much of new england. officials race to get ahead of this storm. >> reporter: many midwesterners made the best of it, while some were able to enjoy the perks of a snow day, united express captain billy hob played piano for stranded travelers at lambert international airport. even farmers appreciate the snowstorm that left over 14 inches in great bend, kansas. >> it would have been great to have another foot. we need all the moisture we can get. this moisture is wonderful for the wheat. >> reporter: the winter system is causing its share of headaches, from icy roads to avalanches on the side of office buildings. it's been two weeks since boston felt the effects of a massive nor'easter. now, city workers are trying to get ahead of the snow forecast for saturday night. one of the priorities, filling in the pothole
FOX
Feb 22, 2013 10:00pm PST
have to deal with an economy deep in crisis. more than 1/3 of young people are unemployed. >>> state senator jerry hill is pushing a new bill for the electrification. the high speed trains would share caltrans's two track system. >>> the fda today approved a new type of drug for advancing breast cancer. south san francisco based genentech developed a drug named casala. it more effectively kills cancer cells. the drug would cost about $10,000 a month. >>> it appears this flu season has taken a real toll on american's productivity. the bureau of labor statistics shows 2 million full time workers called in last month. that is the highest number of sick calls in nearly five years. bls officials say more people typically call in sick during the winter months when illnesses like the flu are more common. >>> oakland marked an aquatic milestone. a 750-foot section of the lake merritt channel was open in 45 years. it's part of a $47 million project to connect lake merritt to the oakland and eventually to the bay. >> it's going to make a central place where people will come. >> reporter: the n
FOX
Feb 19, 2013 7:00am PST
ahead in what we did last year. i can see the economy is coming back. >> they say that sales are typically brisk on presidents' day because of dealer discounts. a lot of car dealerships use the holiday to launch their spring lines. >>> on the heels of that warm spring-like weather we enjoyed over the weekend, winter has returned for the bay area. prepare yourself for cold and rain as you head out the door. up next. steve paulson is tracking the storm. >>> a very unique dog saves the day. how she was able to pull her owners to safety from a burning house. >>> we're looking at the seen of an injury clash was just cleared and did a little damage to the center divide there on northbound 280 in daly city. we'll tell you how the traffic is still unwinding and what you can do to get around it. mom, i invited justin over for lunch. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $
FOX
Feb 21, 2013 10:00pm PST
over all economy remains after weak sales reported from sales and weakening consumer confidence. maureen naylor, ktvu. >>> a mansion in hillsboro is up for sale at a jaw dropping size that does not take any concern to the economy. but there's a condition of sale. the 16,000 square foot home sits on 40 acres of land it was built in 1914. the mansion boasts a swimming pool, grand ballroom, a library and 11 bedrooms. the price $100 million, but the owner does not want to move out until he dies. >>> tonight what health officials is saying about the case. >>> and the ktvu investigation, how easy is it to buy an assault weapon just beyond the state line. we go under cover to find out. you can't move the tv there. yuh-huh. we have a wireless receiver. listen. back in my day, there was no u-verse wireless receiver that let you move the tv away from the tv outlet. we can move it to the kitchen, the patio, the closet and almost anywhere. why would you want a tv in the closet? [ both laugh ] ♪ [ fancy voice ] brilliant idea, darling. ♪ [ female announcer ] the wireless receiver. get u-
FOX
Feb 18, 2013 10:00pm PST
than what we did last year so i can see the economy is coming back. >> reporter: consumer confidence wasn't an issue for this buyer he racked up 72 miles on this new truck on his test drive taking it home for approval. his chief economic indicator making his trade in -- >> especial lip -- especially when the wife says i can. >> reporter: these president's day sale promotions go back to bicycle shops that turned into car dealerships and then spread from there. deborah villalon ktvu news. >>> it is no true that burger king has been sold to mcdonalds. although someone hacked burger king's twitter feed saying that it had. more tweets followed we obscenities. another twitter posting suggested the group anonymous might be to blame. >>> some sprint customers in san francisco may already be enjoying a prelaunch of sprint's new and faster network. it will make it's new 4g network available in san francisco. sprint is playing catch up with verizon and at&t. >>> the massive spending cuts less than two weeks away and how they impact one of san francisco's famous events. >> also collec
FOX
Feb 15, 2013 10:00pm PST
chair of the human services committee which oversees the economy that licenses day cares. he's now calling for an investigation and says there should be full disclosures. jack's parents say they just want to keep this from happening to another child. gasia mikaelian, ktvu news. >>> what a day we had today. temperatures in the upper 60s, low 70s. it was 80 degrees in santa cruz, 75 degrees in parts of santa clara. tomorrow is going to be another nice day because this ridge of high pressure keeps everything going over the top. that changes though as we get toward the epd -- toward the end of the weekend. that's a trough of cooler air. things are changing around but not before your weekend is going to be perfect. saturday looks great. best day of the weekend is saturday the warmest. sunday is still nice but mid- 60s. temperatures outside are kind of mild right now compared to where they have been. mid-30s, upper 30s. i don't know about frost. i haven't had too many reports of frost in the last few mornings. just a really nice day. things really start to erode after saturday and sunday
FOX
Feb 20, 2013 5:00am PST
details on how this would hurt the economy including right here in california, kyla? >> reporter: california is among the top 5 states if they go into fect next friday. california could lose more than 2 5,000 jobs with the slashing of the federal budget. here is where it stands on the issue. they cannot agree on a long term spending plan and they agree there needs to be spending cuts but some want to raise taxes and the gop refuses. they get back on monday and we will have just four days to come up with a plan to avoid these automatic cuts. they are seeing a lack in business and consumer confidence. >>> waging and failing to spend now is what can lead to spending and unemployment later and difficult details later. >> reporter: we will have more with these cuts when i see you next, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> pleasant hill police have released two new sketches of two men suspected of a violent home invasion robbery the sketches show two of the three men ofof breaking into a home o wednesday drive. they hit a victim with the gun and ransacked the home and police
FOX
Feb 18, 2013 6:00am PST
any cuts would hurt our economy which is in a slow recovery. president barack obama is pointing the finger at republicans and as you can guess, republicans are blaming the democrats with what they are saying in their weekly address, when i see you next, i will have more, stay tuned. >>> they are waiting for a controversial push during a time out and the coach reportedly felt he was not giving his all on the court. he later rallied, they beat ucs78-68. >>> he is scheduled to appear in court later this week. anthony lamar jones is charged with the rape and kidnap and murder of a teenager. jones is due to appear in court thursday, prosecutors say if found guilty he would be eligible for the death penalty. >>> the police department are looking forehead light darfur red light operator being -- for red light operators and they are not expected to be coming home for the busy weekend. >>> some people are worried this could cause major annoyances and talking about cell phones in flight, some are concerned about health problems. >> we do have the day off today and let's take a look at what we
FOX
Feb 24, 2013 7:00am PST
. economy and help produce that there. a secret tunnel connecting arizona and mexico, they are now boarded up. the tunnel was discovered yesterday during a border sweep. the opening was in mexico just west of the arizona port of entry, extending five feet into the territory here and still in the process of being built. the mexican authorities have arrested a man they found digging the route as they believe it was going to be used to smuggle drugs. >>> oscar pistorius isn't the only one in his family facing charges for a woman's death. the lawyer said that oscar's brother, carl, is being accused of homicide for the 2010 death of a female motorcyclist. carl was driving wrecklessly when that accident happened. his trial is scheduled for the end of march. oscar's isn't set to begin until june. and the former notre dame linebacker manti te'o is over the embarrassment of the fake girlfriend fiasco. >> it's just trying to get your thoughts right. everyone is chaos for a little bit and you let the chaos die down and wait until everybody is ready to listen. >> he talked to reporters yesterd
FOX
Feb 20, 2013 7:00am PST
economy take a downturn. >> reporter: dave, congress is on break until monday. when they return to capitol hill, they will have just four days to reach a deal. meanwhile, federal civilian workers, including those in california, are learning more about possible furloughs today. the pentagon just announced a news conference at 10:00 a.m. pacific to lay out how these automatic spending cuts will affect our spending. there are about 170 federal civilian workers in california. most of them would be furloughed for up to 22 days. that's equivalent to a 20% pay cut over a six-month period. now, those furloughs would not kick in until april, even if sequestration takes effect next friday. businesses that work for the federal government would also cut back. >> that waiting and failing to spend now is what could lead to unemployment now and difficulties later. . >> reporter: we'll -- we'll take a look at what the long- term effects could be on -- on california -- next. >> thank you. >>> a group that supports same- sex marriage is launching a $is million -- is launching a $1 million campaign f
FOX
Feb 21, 2013 7:00am PST
community's economy will feel a loss of about $11 million a year. >>> we are feeling the fall out from the fiscal cliff battle. at least three dozen tax forms still need government approval. though the standard forms that most use are ready. however the irs is still asking tax identitiers wait patiently for your refund, should come with in three weeks of you filing. taxpayer is check refunds online but if you call the best times are late afternoon or late in the week. >> first lady is teaming up with big bird as part of her effort to promote healthy eating and physical fitness. >> no matter what your age it's important to get your body moving every single day to help keep you healthy. >> look, i'm getting moving right now by jogging. >> the first lady and big bird are appearing together in two announcements. . the first lady is also traveling around this week and next appearing on tv shows. >>> a ktvu field poll shows the governor is enjoying his highest approval rating since being elected two years ago. the poll found 57% of the california voters surveyed approve of brown's job. 31% say t
FOX
Feb 18, 2013 7:00am PST
feinstein, are pushing for the epa to pay for the work. they say the bay is vital to the economy and ecology of northern california. the bay was just added to an international list of eke logically -- ecologically important waterways. >>> and after-hours medical clinic opens today at 5:00 p.m. today. now, it's at an office in the mission plaza shopping center off highway 12 and mission boulevard. the focus of the clinic is treating nonemergency health issues. >>> 8:09. new information about the fire that stranded a carnival cruise liner triumph and the demand made by congress after the -- hours after the ship was towed to shore. >>> a baby grand piano goes up in flames. why a musician decided to cremate after one city told him to stop the music. ♪ atever you want, baby. let's just share a 20 piece. [ internal ] 20 mcnuggets, for only $4.99? she's beautiful smart and sensible. [ male announcer ] mcdonald's extra value menu. the simple joy of having more to love. ♪ >>> it willle cooler. turning cloudy to mostly cloudy. a little haze around the edges. some rain tomorrow. >>> 8:12. f
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